Schedule

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Legend: K=Keynote, P=Panel, S=Symposium, PS=Paper Session, W=Workshop, *=Invited Speaker, CE=Continuing Education Credits


Gibson Ballroom Johnson Duncan Shepard Stage Door
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am
9:00 am
8:15 am
8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
Itai Ivtzan
Mindfulness Programs in Positive Psychology
9:00 am
12:00 pm
15 minute coffee break at 10:30 am.

3.0 CE credits
Itai IvtzanClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Michael Steger
Meaningful Work: 3 Steps to Help People Find & Activate their Purpose at Work
9:00 am
12:00 pm
15 minute coffee break at 10:30 am.

3.0 CE credits
Michael StegerClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Marie Dezelic & Gabriel Ghanoum
Integrative Trauma-Informed Treatment
9:00 am
12:00 pm
15 minute coffee break at 10:30 am.

3.0 CE credits
Marie Dezelic & Gabriel GhanoumClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Bob Wright
Emergence Coaching: Moving Beyond Goal Coaching to Authentic Self-Emergence
9:00 am
12:00 pm
15 minute coffee break at 10:30 am.

3.0 CE credits
Bob WrightClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Robert Neimeyer
Techniques of Grief Therapy (Part 1)
9:00 am
12:00 pm
15 minute coffee break at 10:30 am.

3.0 CE credits
Robert NeimeyerClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
10:15 am
10:30 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
11:15 am
11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
1:30 pm
Pninit Russo-Netzer
Applying the Science of Happiness to Daily Life
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
15 minute coffee break at 3:00 pm.

3.0 CE credits
Pninit Russo-NetzerClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Alex Pattakos
Discovering Meaning through the Lens of Work
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
15 minute coffee break at 3:00 pm.

3.0 CE credits
Alex PattakosClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
William Breitbart
Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Advanced Cancer Patients
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
15 minute coffee break at 3:00 pm.

3.0 CE credits
William BreitbartClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Mick Cooper
Pluralistic Therapy: An Existential, Goal-Focused Approach to Integrative Practice
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
15 minute coffee break at 3:00 pm.

3.0 CE credits
Mick CooperClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Robert Neimeyer
Techniques of Grief Therapy (Part 2)
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
15 minute coffee break at 3:00 pm.

3.0 CE credits
Robert NeimeyerClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
1:45 pm
2:00 pm
2:15 pm
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
4:15 pm

Gibson Ballroom

Johnson

Duncan

Shepard

Stage Door

Gibson Ballroom Johnson Duncan Shepard Stage Door
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am
9:00 am
8:15 am
8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
K: Mick Cooper
The Tree of Desires
9:00 am
10:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Mick CooperFull Title: 'The Tree of Desires: A Purpose-oriented Framework for Integrating Theories of Human Wellbeing, Distress and Change'
9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
K: Clara Hill
Meaning in Life in Psychotherapy
10:00 am
11:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Clara HillClick the speaker's name to see keynote abstract and learning objectives.
10:15 am
10:30 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am
11:15 am
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
11:15 am
K: William Breitbart
Meaning and Existential Issues in End of Life Care
11:15 am
12:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: William BreitbartFull Title: 'Meaning and Existential Issues in End of Life Care: Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy'
11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
W: Marie Dezelic* & Gabriel Ghanoum*
Integrating Meaning-Centered Therapy in Palliative Care
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Marie Dezelic* & Gabriel Ghanoum*Click the speakers' names to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
S: Geoff Thompson, Melanie Jordan, Casey Jordan
Meaning Therapy in a Residential Setting
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
S: Geoff Thompson, Melanie Jordan, Casey JordanClick the speakers' names to see symposium abstract and learning objectives.
PS: Happiness & Well-Being
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Invited Speakers: Veronika Huta, Roger Tweed
PS: Happiness & Well-BeingClick the session title to see abstracts.
PS: Death & Grieving
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
PS: Death & GrievingClick the session title to see abstracts.
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Poster Session
Meaning
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Poster SessionClick the session title to see abstracts.
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm
K: Robert Neimeyer
Intervening in Meaning
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Robert NeimeyerFull Title: 'Intervening in Meaning: New Directions in Grief Therapy'
2:15 pm
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
K: Kirk Schneider
Can Awe Spark a Social Revolution?
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Kirk SchneiderClick the speaker's name to see keynote abstract and learning objectives.
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Coffee Break
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
4:15 pm
P: Meaning in Life
4:15 pm
6:15 pm
Moderator: Joel Vos
Panelists: W. Breitbart*, M. Cooper*, C. Hill*, R. Neimeyer*, K. Schneider*, P. Wong

2.0 CE credits
P: Meaning in LifeFull Title: 'Working with Meaning in Life Issues'
W: Hal Runkel*
ScreamFree Leadership
4:15 pm
6:15 pm
2.0 CE credits
W: Hal Runkel*Full Title: 'ScreamFree Leadership: React Less, Respond More, and Dramatically Increase Your Influence'
W: Luis Marrero
Diagnosing Organizations’ Cultural Meanings
4:15 pm
5:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Luis MarreroClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
W: Julia Ruppert
Positive Visual Reframing
4:15 pm
5:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Julia RuppertClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
4:30 pm
4:45 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
W: Shizuka Modica
Leading Meaningfully for High Performance
5:15 pm
6:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Shizuka ModicaClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
W: Laura Armstrong
R.E.A.L. Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Families
5:15 pm
6:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Laura ArmstrongClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
6:30 pm
6:45 pm
7:00 pm
7:15 pm
7:30 pm
Evening Reception
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
Evening ReceptionRefreshments will be provided. Extra tickets ($20) are available to purchase online or onsite for guests.
7:45 pm
8:00 pm
8:15 pm
8:30 pm
8:45 pm

Gibson Ballroom

Johnson

Duncan

Shepard

Stage Door

Gibson Ballroom Johnson Duncan Shepard Stage Door
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am
9:00 am
8:15 am
8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
K: Itai Ivtzan
Second Wave Positive Psychology
9:00 am
10:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Itai IvtzanFull Title: 'Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life'
9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
K: Carol Ryff
Weaving the Tale Together
10:00 am
11:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Carol RyffFull Title: 'Weaving the Tale Together: Aging, Purposeful Engagement, and Health'
10:15 am
10:30 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am
11:15 am
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
11:15 am
P: Second Wave Positive Psychology
11:15 am
1:15 pm
Moderators: Paul T. P. Wong, Gordon Medlock
Panelists: V. Huta*, I. Itzan*, D. Leontiev*, P. Russo-Netzer*, C. Ryff*, M. Steger*, R. Tweed*, P. Worth*

2.0 CE credits
P: Second Wave Positive PsychologyClick the session title to see details.
PS: Meaning-Oriented Therapy
11:15 am
1:15 pm
Invited Speakers: Louis Hoffman, Nedra Lander, Danielle Nahon
PS: Meaning-Oriented TherapyClick the session title to see abstracts.
PS: Positive Organizations & Meaningful WorkClick the session title to see abstracts.
11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Poster Session
Second Wave Positive Psychology
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Poster SessionClick the session title to see abstracts.
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm
K: Michael Steger
Making Up Our Minds About Meaning
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Michael StegerFull Title: 'Making Up our Minds about Meaning: An Examination of the Common Thread Among the Many Uses of Meaning in Human Life'
2:15 pm
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
K: Alex Batthyany
The Forgotten Key
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Alex BatthyanyFull Text: 'The Forgotten Key: Responsibility and Empowerment'
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Coffee Break
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
4:15 pm
P: Meaning & Work
4:15 pm
6:15 pm
Moderators: Luis Marrero, Gordon Medlock
Panelists: J. Davidoff, J. DiGirolamo, K. Howard*, A. Pattakos*

2.0 CE credits
P: Meaning & WorkFull Title: 'Meaning & Work: Organizational Development, Talent Management, Coaching, & Leadership'
PS: Second Wave Positive Psychology
4:15 pm
6:15 pm
Invited Speakers: Dmitry Leontiev, Piers Worth
PS: Second Wave Positive PsychologyClick the session title to see abstracts.
W: Carol Ryff*
Self-Realization and Meaning Making in the Face of Adversity
4:15 pm
5:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Carol Ryff*Click the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
PS: Student Scholarships
4:15 pm
5:45 pm
Wright Foundation Scholarship
Carrina Wong Scholarship
PS: Student ScholarshipsClick the session title to see abstracts.
4:30 pm
4:45 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
W: Lia Naor
Meaning Making and the Mechanism of Positive Change
5:15 pm
6:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Lia NaorClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
6:30 pm
6:45 pm
7:00 pm
7:15 pm
7:30 pm
Awards Banquet
7:30 pm
9:30 pm
Awards Presentations

Presidential Address: Paul T. P. Wong
Keynote Address: Judith Wright

1.0 CE credit
Awards BanquetLimited tickets ($75) are available to purchase online or onsite for guests.

Special music by Steven Tam.
7:45 pm
8:00 pm
8:15 pm
8:30 pm
8:45 pm
9:00 pm
9:15 pm

Gibson Ballroom

Johnson

Duncan

Shepard

Stage Door

Gibson Ballroom Johnson Duncan Shepard Stage Door
8:00 am
Registration
8:00 am
9:00 am
8:15 am
8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
K: Alex Pattakos
Heroism & Terrorism
9:00 am
10:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Alex PattakosFull Title: 'Understanding & Exploring the Deeper Meaning of Heroism & Terrorism Based on Greek Mythology'
9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
K: Michael Lerner
The Politics of Meaning
10:00 am
11:00 am
1.0 CE credit
K: Michael LernerFull Title: 'The Politics of Meaning: How a Psycho-Spiritual Progressive Movement Could Transform Politics in the Western World Before It Is Too Late'
10:15 am
10:30 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am
11:15 am
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
11:15 am
P: Terrorism & Heroism
11:15 am
1:15 pm
Moderator: Louis Hoffman* Panelists: R. de Sousa*, M. Lerner*, A. Pattakos*, J. Peterson*

2.0 CE credits
P: Terrorism & HeroismClick the session title to see details.
W: Piers Worth* & Scott Tower
Positive Psychology Meets Virtue Healing
11:15 am
1:15 pm
2.0 CE credits
W: Piers Worth* & Scott TowerClick the speakers' name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
W: Ken Howard*
Transcendent Meaning in Faith & Business
11:15 am
12:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Ken Howard*Full Title: 'Minimum Viable Belief: How the Need for Transcendent Meaning is Breaking Down the Boundaries between Faith and Business'
W: Zvi Bellin
Transcending Meaning Frustrations in Marginalized People
11:15 am
12:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Zvi BellinFull Title: 'Transcending Meaning Frustrations in the Lives and Stories of Marginalized People'
11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
W: Robyn Stratton-Berkessel
I Connect, Therefore I Am!
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Robyn Stratton-BerkesselClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
W: Annette Poizner
Using the Kabbalistic Tree of Life in Clinical Assessment
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Annette PoiznerFull Title: 'Reading the Soul: Using the Kabbalistic Tree of Life in Clinical Assessment'
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Member's Luncheon
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Member's LuncheonINPM members are invited to join a complimentary luncheon.
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm
K: Jordan Peterson
Hierarchies of Value as Determinants of World-Revelation
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Jordan PetersonClick the speaker's name to see keynote abstract and learning objectives.
2:15 pm
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
K: Ronald de Sousa
Temperament and the Meaning of Life
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
1.0 CE credit
K: Ronald de SousaClick the speaker's name to see keynote abstract and learning objectives.
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Coffee Break
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
Coffee BreakLight refreshments will be provided.
4:15 pm
PS: Meaning in Life
4:15 pm
5:45 pm
Invited Speaker: Joel Vos
PS: Meaning in LifeClick the session title to see abstracts.
PS: Positive Education 2.0
4:15 pm
5:30 pm
Invited Speaker: Shu-Mei (Suemay) Chang
PS: Positive Education 2.0Click the session title to see abstracts.
PS: Spirituality & Self-TranscendenceClick the session title to see abstracts.
W: Jill Nephew
Computer Assisted Meaning Making
4:15 pm
5:15 pm
1.0 CE credit
W: Jill NephewClick the speaker's name to see workshop abstract and learning objectives.
Meet the Invited SpeakersNetwork and exchange ideas with the invited speakers. More information to come.
4:30 pm
4:45 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
PS: Meaning in TechnologyClick the session title to see abstracts.
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
6:00 pm

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